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getting ready a new adventure

 

after 17 years as a pro freerider it is time a new chapter in life:

before the end of 2017, we will have our sailing catamaran ready to go and we will set sails for new horizons - as a family.

with my wife nina and our kids keano and momo the best crew i can imagine will be on board when we set sails for a few years.....

stay tuned for our new website to be online soon!

cheers,

flo

dreams coming true...
dreams coming true...

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retiring from the freeride world tour

 

it is with a heavy heart that i am announcing the end of my competitive carrer on the freeride world tour.

after 15 years of competition it is time for a break, giving me the chance to focus on other things.

i am looking forward to a winter with more filming and time to go riding with my kids!

and - i will still participate in the home comp in fieberbrunn on march 4th as a wild card entry hehe.

thanks to everyone for the support over a decade an a half, enabling me to live the dream ((-:

the last bib.....

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(-: flo

 

the gorilla in the finish arera (-:

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i am freeride vice world champion 2016!!!!!!!

what a weekend!

only 10 days after a 3rd place at the world tour comp in alaska we had the finals of the tour in verbier,

on the mythical bec de rosses where my carrer started 16 years ago in march 2000.

i knew i still had a chance for the overall podium and the bec is my favourite mountain on the tour:

long, steep, gnarly, just the way i like it - which is not so much true for all riders on the tour, and so i was the only snowboarder to go into the more radical middle part of the mountain.

visibility was unfortunately horrible due to some high grey clouds, and it was really hard to see. so after a clean upper part i had troubles seeing the landings of my main cliffs, which led to two wabbly landings and the loss of some points, putting me in second place behind sammy lueke.....but the judges were still not sure asfter 2 days if they had taken the right decision (-;

anywyy congrats to sammy fot the title, he is the best and deserves it more than anyone!!! and i was still happy, because the second place here put me into second place overall as well, and with two silver medals in one day it should be easy for me now to say goodbye to the freeride world tour as a rider and retire....well it should be right????

 

flo ((-;

the gorilla in the finish arera (-:

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5th place @ freeride world tour CHAMONIX

 

high end riding prevailed in cham for stop nr. 2 of the tour.

this time we had to drop in last into a very tracked venue ))-:

with a score of over 82 i finished on 5th - usually that is a safe podium, this time it was not (-:

here is my run, i think that the way the use the hero cast is not perfect yet because if they edit it like this you cannot see the size of the drops....

http://freerideworldtour.com/metavideo/130?video=130&tag=2100

see you in fieberbrunn on march 4th for the home comp!!!!!!

flo

 

the gorilla in the finish arera (-:

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